BORDER NEWS WATCH

 

 

News links for 12-03-2014 to 12-08-2014

 

For news links after this issue and until the next Border News Watch see Since Last Border News Watch.

 

Also visit Since_Last_SECOND_AMENDMENT_NEWS and Since_Last_ISLAMIC_STATE_NEWS_WATCH for related information.

 

See DrudgeReport and FoxNews for late-breaking news.

 

 

 

BORDER SECURITY MATTERS

 

A Critique of House HS Committee Blueprint for Southern Border Security

 

New guidelines allow racial profiling at border stops, airports

 

No terrorists at border? State official 'flat out wrong' - 'How would they ever know? They don't even know who's in the country'

 

Illegal Alien Bashes Border Patrol Agent in Head with Rock, Agent Severely Injured

 

Border Patrol agent attacked near Ajo station

 

Attorney General Eric Holder Reveals New Limits On Profiling For Law Enforcement

 

U.S. Attorney General to expand profiling guidelines for federal agents

 

Racial profiling will still be allowed at airports, along border despite new policy

 

Philly CBP Intercepts Two First-In-Nation Insect Pests in Maritime Shipments from Costa Rica, Brazil

 

Al Qaeda Terrorist Wanted by FBI Crossed Back and Forth Into U.S. From Mexico

 

Leaked Docs: USA Vulnerable to Criminals, Terrorists Entering Without Scrutiny After Obama Exec Amnesty

 

US Border Patrol seeking female agents

 

 

 

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND EXECUTIVE AMNESTY ATTEMPT MATTERS

 

Surprise: Border Crossings Surge With Obama's Legalization Announcement

 

States file lawsuit against Obama immigration actions

 

VIDEO: Rep talks immigration action

 

Boehner faces conservative ire over plan to delay fight against immigration action

 

Texas leads lawsuit against Obama over exec action

 

SESSIONS: Republicans On Verge Of Breaking Campaign Promises...

CRUZ to HOUSE LEADERS: 'Do what you said you would do'...

LEFT MOCKS: 'War' on Obama's immigration order lasted about 5 minutes...

Conservatives to buck Boehner...

'Symbolic' Vote on Amnesty...

Gutiérrez presses 'millions' to get documents ready...

Mayors plan summit to implement...

POLL: Support for path to citizenship for illegals at record low...

UPDATE: 17-state coalition sues over amnesty order...

OBAMA PLANS PROCESSING FACILITY WITH 1,000 NEW AGENTS IN VA...

WASH POST: President's unilateral action has no precedent...

 

Brian Williams Cracks Sex Jokes About Obama And Immigration on TONIGHT SHOW...

 

House rebukes Obama over immigration actions, spending fight looms

Boehner not nixing State of the Union, calls it chance for Obama to be more 'unpopular'

DHS on hiring spree to carry out immigration orders

 

Obama DID NOT SIGN any executive orders implementing amnesty...

White House: Plans 'well underway'...

Boehner Won't Commit to Defunding...

Senate Conservatives Huddle With House Members to Plot Revolt...

SOWELL: 'Psychiatrist' needed to explain why GOP would want more foreign workers...

 

Sounding the Alarms on Obama's Amnesty Agenda

 

Now We Can Call It E-Nullify

 

Conservatives Push Short-Term Funding to Block Obama on Illegal Immigrants

 

Congressman Rips Reporters as Obama’s 'Shills' on Immigration

 

Obama's Executive Action on Immigration Could Cost Taxpayers $40 Billion a Year

 

Deportations drop to their lowest level in Obama administration's six years, report says


POLL: Nearly half of voters say blocking amnesty top issue...

 

GOP leaders seek deal with Pelosi to avoid 'immigration showdown'...

Sessions: Obama Giving Cash Benefits to Illegals...

REPORT: Deportations Plunged Even Before Amnesty...

 

Homeland Security Head Asked if Four Illegal Alien Islamic Terrorists were Deported: “Uh, No”

 

Americans Must Fight Together Against Obama’s Regime

 

Feds release another 30,862 criminal aliens...

Godfather, Gutierrez launch amnesty enrollment drive...

1 in 3 recent immigrants in California living below poverty line...

 

Immigration Threatens Republicans From Within

 

Judge: Let's talk about injunction halting amnesty

 

Judge Napolitano: Impeach Obama for amnesty

 

Top GOP Leader Promises Total Amnesty In 2015

 

GOP Chairman: We Should Legislate That Not One Person Is Thrown Out or Deported

 

House Passes Bill to Block Executive Amnesty – Obama Promises Veto

 

CIS Immigration Opinions, 12/7/14

 

House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans into Accidentally Supporting Obama's Executive Amnesty

 

Gov.-Elect Abbott: Texas Suing Obama Because of Constitution, Not Immigration

 

Republicans: The party of we suck less

 

Analysis of Obama's Executive Amnesty Scheme: Ending Secure Communities 

 

How Wausau's immigration fears failed to come true

 

Pelosi on Obama’s Amnesty: ‘Law-Abiding Families Will Be Able To Celebrate Holidays’

 

Trey Gowdy Blasts Immigration Activist after Charge of Racism

 

New from the Center for Immigration Studies, 12/8/14

 

Federal Lawsuit Could Stop Obama's Amnesty Before It Starts

 

Senator ridicules Obama for not signing amnesty order

 

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid Baptist Children and Family Services $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of 2,400 Illegal Alien Children

 

DHS Amnesty Memo: More Green Cards, Family Parole, Nix DREAMer Age Cap

 

Obama Also Issues “Ebola Amnesty”

 

Watchdog: Executive-order ploy 'criminal conspiracy' - 'It's all part of the catch-me-if-you-can Obama presidency'

 

President Obama's "Deferred Action" Program for Illegal Aliens Is Plainly Unconstitutional

 

Sessions On Executive Amnesty: Obama’s ‘Entirely New Immigration System’ A ‘Stunning Event’ [VIDEO]

 

Facebook Can't Cite Evidence to Support Claims of U.S. Tech Worker Shortage

 

How Obama’s Amnesty Could Threaten Our National Security

 

Top GOP Sen.: Obama ‘Devastated the Rule of Law’ With Immigration Executive Action

 

Report: Boehner's Amnesty Omnibus Begins To Fall Apart

 

Cromnibus stalled in appropriations?

 

Sheriffs to Converge On DC, Demand GOP Block Boehner's Plan to Fund Obama's Amnesty

 

Leaked Docs: USA Vulnerable to Criminals, Terrorists Entering Without Scrutiny After Obama Exec Amnesty

 

In Honduran schools, gangs are in control

 

 

 

ILLEGAL DRUG MATTERS

 

Back from the Brink: Heroin's Antidote

 

CBP Officers Seize Drugs Worth More Than $1M

 

Marijuana – The Gateway Drug

 

BAD TRIP: 3 die in NC after taking cocaine laced with painkiller...

 

Rio Grande Valley Sector Agents Seize 652 Pounds Marijuana Worth $522,960

 

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize more than 13 Pounds of Methamphetamine at Checkpoint

 

Douglas CBP Officers Continue Busy Month

 

San Luis CBP Nabs Smuggler With $35K in Meth

 

CBP Field Operations at Rio Grande Valley International Bridges Seizes More than $1 Million in Narcotics and Currency

 

The Mexican Military --SEDENA-- just released the following statistics for the month of November, 2014, covering their operations & activities in the State of Sonora, Mexico; this includes checkpoints, roving patrols, and response to tactical intelligence:

 

--8,249 kilos (18,148 lbs) Marijuana seized

--10 k / 22 lbs of MJ seeds seized

-- 50 k / 110 lbs, methamphetamine "

-- 25 k / 55 lbs, cocaine paste (one processing step below HCL crystal, in the cocaine purification process) "

-- 5 k / 11 lbs, opium "

-- 1 k / 2.2 lbs, heroin "

--$13,088,079.00 (US Dollars) seized

-- 1,806,560 pesos (Mex) "

-- 33 rifles, 25 handguns, 1 hand grenade seized

-- 35 narco-related vehicles seized

-- 25 narco-suspects arrested

 

Note:  Assaults / deaths / violence incidents not included in the report.

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS DEFENSE MATTERS

 

ICE collaborates with law enforcement agencies to shut down domain names selling counterfeit merchandise

 

U.S. Border Patrol Blotter, Spokane Sector: November, 2014

 

Peña Nieto's Mexico Police Reform Proposal Fails to Convince - The bequeathing of police powers to the state police would be a boon to the corrupt state police and to the drug lords. Payments for police protection need only to be made to the ejercito and the state police thereby cutting the drug lords’ expenses and increasing the already rampant corruption.

 

 

 

WEBSITES OF INTEREST

 

CROSSING THE LINE

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BORDERLAND BEAT

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VIDEOS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BORDER WARS

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MEXIDATA

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IN SIGHTCRIME ORGANIZED CRIME IN THE AMERICAS

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SECURE BORDER INTELLIGENCE
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US CBP TUCSON SECTOR

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US CBP SECTOR MAP

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US CBP TUCSON SECTOR STATIONS

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CENTER FOR IMMIGRATION STUDIES

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NUMBERS USA

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FEDERATION FOR AMERICAN IMMIGRATION REFORM

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SOUTHERN ARIZONA NEWS-EXAMINER

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BORDER ISSUES: MEXICO

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WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

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MICHAEL CUTLER
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M3 REPORT

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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS
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SOUTHERN ARIZONA CATTLEMEN'S WEEKLY

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NEWS AND DISCUSSION OF U.S./MEXICO BORDER ISSUES:
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SELECTED BORDER NEWS & FAST AND FURIOUS POSTINGS ON SACPA WEBSITE

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HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

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DEFENSE VIDEO & IMAGERY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

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AZ BORDER DEFENDERS

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HUMAN AND DRUG TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

 

 

 

SUGGESTED READING

 

FEATURED WESTERN AUTHOR: J.P.S. BROWN

J.P.S. Brown Webpage

 

J.P.S. Brown Bio Page

 

J.P.S. Brown - Masterpieces of Fiction

 

J.P.S. Brown - To Order Books

 

Articles about JPS Brown by Leo Banks: Tasty Serial and J.P.S. Brown's Last Stand

 

Wolves At Our Door a novel by J.P.S. Brown 

 

Review of 'Wolves at Our Door' by Jon Shumaker

 

Article about J.P.S. Brown by Richard Grant

 

Articles about J.P.S. Brown by Kathy McCrane

 

J.P.S. Brown on Facebook

 

‘Guns across the Border’ one of ‘Best of 2013’

 

 

The Unarmed Truth: My Fight to Blow the Whistle and Expose Fast and Furious by John Dodson

 

Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up

 

Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy

 

Collusion: How the Media Stole the 2012 Election---and How to Stop Them from Doing It in 2016

Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategy for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism

The Reapers Line - Life and Death on the Mexican Border by Lee Morgan II

Very enjoyable read, and highly recommended for LEOs.


SIXTY MILES OF BORDER: AN AMERICAN LAWMAN BATTLES DRUGS ON THE MEXICAN BORDER by Terry Kirkpatrick


The SHADOW CATCHER: A U.S. AGENT INFILTRATES MEXICO'S DEADLY CRIME CARTELS  by Hipolito Acosta

 

Beneath the Same Sky: An Interview with Author David Ramirez 

 

Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All

 

Raising a Jihadi Generation: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood Movement in America – Largely for law enforcement at all levels.  Will open your eyes even more.

 

 

OTHER READING TO CONSIDER:

 

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA’s Clandestine Service by Henry A. Crumpton

 

Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives by Jose A. Rodriguez

 

The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower by Robert Baer


"Courting Disaster", How the CIA Kept America Safe (Regnery) by Marc Thiessen

 

No Easy Day by Mark Owen

 

2010 BOOK: Migra!: A History of the U.S. Border Patrol by Kelly Lytle Hernandez

 

Broken Borders, Broken Promises by Todd Staples

 

The Fence: National Security, Public Safety, and Illegal Immigration along the U.S.-Mexico Border – Robert Lee Meril

 

Border Insecurity – Why Big Money, Fences and Drones Aren’t Making Us SaferLongmire Consulting

 

 

At what cost, America, “Cheap” Labor, Plentiful Drugs and Votes?

 

What crosses the border from ALL OVER THE WORLD, ends UP HERE.

 

Truly informed legislators/citizens make informed and intelligent decisions.

 

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